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A search of previously published catalogues yielded a number of prior identifications of some of our objects. The sources of these alternative designations are listed below. A tremendous amount of time was required to make these inter-comparisons of catalogues, but rather than have every user of the Catalogue perform the same task we have made the effort to be as complete as possible. That is not to say that our identifications are totally complete or absolutely correct in all cases. We tended to err on the generous side when establishing correspondence between two catalogues. This is because in some cases the co-ordinates are not well determined in the original listing or the object may be a specific member of a wider group whose position is different by a few minutes of arc. Readers are therefore cautioned to use the alternative designations with just care. If an identification is crucial to some study, then the original reference and the survey copies themselves should be consulted directly; what we are offering is the first step in that procedure.

A: Objects listed in the Second Reference Catalogue of Bright Galaxies [RC2] by de Vaucouleurs, de Vaucouleurs and Corwin (1964), having no previous identification, were listed by those authors as anonymous, but with a designation following the Parkes scheme as adopted in the present Catalogue (e.g., AM 1113-334 = A 1113-33).

Ag: Aguero (1971) searched for peculiar galaxies using print copies of the Palomar Sky Survey fields centered on declination -42 degrees. Fifty percent of his interesting galaxies are also contained and cross-referenced in the present Catalogue (e.g., AM 2240-400 = Ag-75).

Be: In his catalogue, Bergvall (1981) lists some four hundred interacting and distorted galaxies found on glass copies of the ESO Blue Survey. Approximately sixty percent of the objects thought by Bergvall to be of interest are also included in the present Catalogue (e.g., AM 2227-613 = B 2227-612). When there was insufficient room to put the entire co-ordinate name given by Bergvall we simply placed [Be] in the space available.

DDO: The dwarf galaxies listed by van den Bergh (1959) overlap to some small degree with those discovered in the course of this survey (e.g., AM 0907-224 = DDO 56) but in general the two studies are complementary, covering the northern and southern hemispheres respectively.

DN: Duus and Newall (1977) compiled and classified nearly 900 groups and clusters of galaxies south of declination -27 degrees; 710 of the clusters were newly discovered (e.g., AM 0001-531 = DN 0001-533 = R 3).

ES0: Identifications from Holmberg, Lauberts, Schuster and West (1974a, 1974b, 1975, 1977, 1978a, 1978b, 1980) are designated by the field number, followed by G or IG (ie, Galaxy or Interacting Galaxy, respectively), and their running number (e.g., AM 0241-614 = 115-IG-26).

Fa: The first five lists of galaxies with compact and bright nuclei found by Fairall (1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984) are also included in the cross-referencing, although the co-ordinates quoted by Fairall, especially in his early lists, are apparently quite rough approximations (e.g., AM 1004-424 = Fa 426).

Ka: A number of dwarf galaxies in the catalogue of Karachentseva (1973) are sufficiently far south so as to have been included in our survey as well (e.g., AM 2318-420 = Ka-57).

Ko: Since the publication of the main reference catalogue on planetary nebulae by Perek and Kohoutek (1967) a number of additional planetary nebulae have been published by Kohoutek (1971, 1977) (e.g., AM 1032-285 = = Ko-28).

Lo: After inspecting the UK Schmidt survey plates, Longmore (1977) published a list of new and suspected planetary nebulae which we cross-reference in our Catalogue (e.g., AM 1111-474 = Lo-5).

Lu: In the course of inspecting the Yale-Columbia proper-motion plates for radio source identifications Lu (1971) noted a number of interesting systems in the southern hemisphere. Approximately forty percent of these objects were also classified as peculiar in our survey (e.g., AM 2047-330 = Lu 2047-33).

MC: A search of the IIIa-J plates by Malin and Carter (1983) for elliptical galaxies with shells resulted in the publication of a list of 137 candidates for further study (e.g., AM 0610-623 = MC 0610-625).

MCG: The Morphological Catalogue of Galaxies compiled by Vorontsov-Velyaminov and Krasnogorskaya (1962), Vorontsov-Velyaminov and Arkhipova (1963, 1964, 1968, 1974) overlaps in small measure with our survey and cross-references were taken primarily from the work of Lauberts (1982) (e.g., AM 0530-293 = MCG 5-14-2).

NGC/IC: New General Catalogue and Index Catalogue object positions were taken from Lauberts (1982) (e.g., AM 0242-600 = NGC 1096).

PKS: Possible radio identifications were searched out using the Parkes Radio Source Catalogue (Ekers 1969) and a master-list of the New Parkes Catalogue provided by the staff of the ROE; these identifications are the most tentative (e.g., AM 2020-370 = PKS 2020-370).

PK: To guard against the inclusion of planetary nebulae in the compact galaxy class, Perek and Kohoutek (1967) was consulted and coincidences reclassified and extracted from the Catalogue; objects thought to be planetary nebulae, based on their morphology, but without prior identification, have been left in the Catalogue as they may prove in fact to be extragalactic (e.g., AM 1347-505 = PK 312+10-1).

R: Rose (1976) lists 124 probable clusters of galaxies found by him in selected areas around the south galactic pole (e.g., AM 2222-572 = R 75).

Se: Sersic (1974) gives a selected list of peculiar galaxies and groups found on his own survey plates (e.g., AM 2046-473 = Se 143/3).

SS: For a comparison with a complete survey of E and SO galaxies Sadler and Sharp (1984) compiled a subset of relatively isolated binary pairs consisting of these early type galaxies (e.g., AM 1113-333 = SS 10a).

To: Emission line objects found in the Tololo/Curtis Schmidt Survey have been published by Smith, Aquirre and Zemelman (1976). We find that approximately thirty percent of their objects have identifications in our Catalogue (e.g., AM 1348-333 = To 1348-335).

UKS: The published lists of low-surface-brightness galaxies in the general field given by Longmore et al. (1978, 1982), and the list of dwarfs in the NGC 5128 Group found by Webster et al. (1979), were consulted for comparison with our dwarf galaxies. Both lists are identified by the same prefix (e. g., AM 1346-354 = UKS 1346-358).

vdB: Several planetary nebulae are listed in the paper by van den Bergh et al. (1973) and are cross-referenced here for completeness (e.g., AM 1340-603 = vdB-5).

VV: After searching paper copies of the Palomar Observatory Sky Survey, Vorontsov-Velyaminov (1959) issued an Atlas and Catalogue of Interacting Galaxies some of which are sufficiently far south to overlap with our new survey (e.g., AM 2225-250 = VV 74a/b).

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